Vermicompostingof Waste Corn Pulp Blended with Cow Dung Manure using Eisenia Fetida

  title={Vermicompostingof Waste Corn Pulp Blended with Cow Dung Manure using Eisenia Fetida},
  author={Musaida Mercy Manyuchi and A. Phiri and Ngoni Chirinda and Perkins Muredzi and Joseph Govhaand and Thamary Sengudzwa},
Waste corn pulp was investigated as a potential feedstock during vermicomposting using Eisenia fetida. Corn pulp is the major staple food in Southern Africa and constitutes about 25% of the total organic waste. Wastecooked corn pulp was blended with cow dung in the ratio 6:1 respectively to optimize the vermicomposting process. The feedstock was allowed to vermicompost for 30 days. The vermicomposting took place in a 3tray plastic worm bin. Moisture content, temperature, pH, and electrical… CONTINUE READING


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